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Are there natural ways to dissolve gallstones?

Are there natural ways to dissolve gallstones?

Not really : Weight loss, exercise and some meds may help to disolve stones but it can take months and the meds are expensive. Further, the stones tend to recur when you stop the meds. See nih or mayo clinic website on gallstones. Still, it is important to remember that it is not necessary to remove all gallstones. If you watch your diet and it doesn't hurt you it can be followed without surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Can you tell me natural ways to dissolve gallstones?

Can you tell me natural ways to dissolve gallstones?

None reliably: Over the years, I've had a lot of people come into my office after having tried various and sundry ways to try to naturally dissolve the stones. They are in my office because they didn't work. Now, there may be a secret method that works that I won't know about because those people don't come to the surgeon--but I doubt it. ...Read more

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Are there natural ways to reduce cholesterol ?

Are there natural ways to reduce cholesterol ?

Diet and exercise: Careful diet modification to reduce fried and fatty foods, and increase fruits , vegetables, and whole grains can help. Increasing exercise will also help with some of the fats in the blood. Unfortunately, high cholesterol is ofen inherited and requires medication. ...Read more

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What are some natural ways to soften stool?

What are some natural ways to soften stool?

Fiber: Stay well hydrated (at least 8 - 8 ounces glasses of water per day). Try to get in 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day – get that fiber in. Stay physically active if possible. ...Read more

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How to naturally heal gastritis without antibiotics is there naturalpathic ways to cure gastritis?

How to naturally heal gastritis without antibiotics is there naturalpathic ways to cure gastritis?

Depends on cause: Gastritis is often but not always caused by h. Pylori. If you have h.Pylori the standard treatment is antibiotics but the tree bark extract mastic gum is proven very effective. Herbs like deglycyrrhizinated licorice, marshmallow root & slippery elm can help, as can amylase enzymes. Chinese herbs can help. Alcohol, tobacco & meds like Aspirin & advil (ibuprofen) aggravate.Best to consult a holistic doc or n.D. ...Read more

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Natural ways to help /cure ibs?

Natural ways to help /cure ibs?

IBS: There are many natural cures claimed to treat ibs, but which ones are really effective, this is unclear. It'd be nice to know what you've already tried. First, try to identify foods known to cause/aggravate it. Common ones would be caffeine, dairy, fried foods. Try to drop breads made by artificial yeast. Use a natural starter. Try triphala and slippery elm if you have not yet. ...Read more

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How to removed gallbladder stone by natural remedies..Age-45 yrs?

How to removed gallbladder stone by natural remedies..Age-45 yrs?

None: Surgery is the gold standard for symptomatic gallbladder disease-no natural remedieis. ...Read more

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Can you please talk about of the natural yet effective ways to remove acne scars ?

Can you please talk about of the natural yet effective ways to remove acne scars ?

Won't work: Acne scars cannot be removed by any means. A dermatologist can make them less visible using lasers, fillers, abrasions and/or microsurgery. I'm sorry you or someone for whom you are responsible ended up with acne scars -- today, these are the sad evidence that a serious chronic disease was neglected. Unfortunately this still happens thanks to ignorance and gullibility. ...Read more

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What are the best natural ways to remove pimples?

What are the best natural ways to remove pimples?

Skin care routine: Cleansing daily with a mild soap such as cetaphil followed by a non comedogenic moisturizer with spf and periodic exfoliation is useful for minimizing breakouts. Salicylic acid which comes from the bark of the willow tree is useful and one of the active ingredients in popular acne products such as proactive. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to treat constipation?

What are natural ways to treat constipation?

The natural way: Once you have established that you are constipated, the most natural way to treat this issue is to increase the fruits and veggies in your diet. Also, drinking a lot of water will be very beneficial. There are also plenty of fiber cereals or "bars" that taste delicious and also will help bulk up the stool. ...Read more

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Any natural remedies to reduce gastric problem?

Any natural remedies to reduce gastric problem?

Many: You don't specify what type of gastric problem; there are many types so it is hard to be specific, but dietary changes, herbs & other supplements & homeopathy are among the many things that could help. For more info check out http://www.Earthclinic.Com/ailments.Html and also see http://www.Naturalnews.Com/036336_ppis_acid_reflux_side_effects.Html. ...Read more

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Natural ways to get the liver functioning properly?

Natural ways to get the liver functioning properly?

Daytime TV surgeon: Dont abuse the liver. No effect from natural products. ...Read more

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Are natural herbs ways to reduce stress?

Are natural herbs ways to reduce stress?

Yes: Some botanicals, like valerian root, can be quite effective reducing anxiety. Other supplements used for anxiety include melatonin and chamomile. But natural does not necessarily = safe, so be cautious and consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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How can one prevent developing kidney stones and gall bladder stones? Is there any food items that can help cure it naturally?

How can one prevent developing kidney stones and gall bladder stones?  Is there any food items that can help cure it naturally?

Kidney and Gallstone: First, find out why you have these problems at age 33. Second, treatment will depend on that answer. Third, as regards the kidney stones, drink lots of water. ...Read more

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What are some alternative natural ways to shrink my sinuses?

What are some alternative natural ways to shrink my sinuses?

You dont want to: You dont want them to shrink. If you mean clearing out your sinuses. Then the best way naturally is to get an over the counter sinus rinse. It is basically a salt solution in which you can clear out your sinuses. ...Read more